Displaying items by tag: CORONAVIRUS

Tuesday, 05 May 2020 10:28

COVID-19: Ag tech lends a helping hand

The saying goes ‘when things get tough, the tough get going’ and this is happening here in New Zealand and further afield.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 10:04

COVID-19: Green light for Gypsy Day

Ag minister Damien O’Connor is hailing “great cooperation” right across the agriculture sector that led to a successful outcome for Gypsy Day or Moving Day on June 1.

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Strong international demand for New Zealand’s food, despite the global effects of COVID-19, could help provide a springboard to get more Kiwis into primary sector jobs.

Published in General News
Friday, 01 May 2020 14:00

Agility and innovation

OPINION: Like her or not, Ardern has gained much reputational capital for NZ and she is now regarded as one of the most highly respected leaders in world politics.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 01 May 2020 12:27

A plan for more forestry workers

The Government is teaming up with the forestry and wood-processing sector to attract an additional 5000 workers to the sector.

Published in General News
Friday, 01 May 2020 12:24

Saleyard auction restarts

After weeks of silence, the Frankton sale yards were bustling with yards of stock up for auction on Wednesday.

Published in General News
Thursday, 30 April 2020 10:56

Water projects will assist recovery 

IrrigationNZ has thrown its support behind the Government’s method of regional post-COVID-19 recovery through Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) funded water projects.

Published in General News
Thursday, 30 April 2020 10:37

Stop burning rubbish

Rubbish fires have more than doubled during the lockdown period compared to previous years.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 10:09

New protocols for meat industry

New protocols have been set for meat processing plants as they now operate in Level 3 Alert.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 14:50

Hunters urged to follow rules

The New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association (NZDA) is urging hunters to follow the new anti-COVID rules with a shift to Level 3. 

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